Saltwater aquarium: first steps
So You've seen a saltwater aquarium. full of exotic tropical fish, and maybe visit the aquarium and decided to organize a piece of the sea into your home? First of…

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Diseases goldfish
If after the acquisition of goldfish were quarantined and were settled in good terms, and if they are sick, usually due to overfeeding. Gold young can be fed a couple…

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FAO - News article: Sharks of the Mediterranean and the Black sea on the verge of extinction
"Serious consequences" threatened marine ecosystems Black tip sharks are threatened in the Mediterranean sea. The population of sharks in the Mediterranean and Black sea declined drastically over the last two…

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Fish species recommended for cultivation in garden pondsх

People have long been fond of fishing. Currently, many anglers prefer to breed the fish in their garden ponds. Preference is given to several kinds:

Three-spined stickleback is very aggressive during spawning. There were attacks not only on species but also on their relatives.

Life expectancy is two to three years.

Verhovka is mobile and grows in length from 5 to 12 inches. The fish usually live in flocks, so in the pond the number should not be less sets of 10pcs per set. Verkhovka like to hide in thickets at depth, feeding on mosquito, larvae, algae, small crustaceans.

Goldfish, featuring a peace-loving nature and calm nature, likes to live in ponds with lots of water. Preferred ponds with a natural, not concrete base, as in small concrete ponds to the fish not very comfortable. In the appropriate life conditions well propagated, so you should not run into the pond, a lot of fish. Some species of goldfish, for example – Valuehost, Continue reading

Which fish to put in 70-liter. the aquarium?

amphiprion – because marine fish (clown fish). you what? and the Malawians – freshwater. for Malawians need a large space of the bottom – and therefore, a large displacement is needed. + to the fact they are different some grow to 30 cm Angelfish can be a couple, even 4 pieces. but small fish will eat (neons, cardinals, etc. as well as all kinds of zebrafish and guppies). also they cannot Sumatran barbs will pluck angelfish. catfish can also not all sorts of – all sorts of Tarakanov, red-not – very ballsie grow, also grows pterygoplichthys huge. Ancistrus can be a couple (male and female) – large do not grow. the synodontis is a very beautiful catfish – also not very large. you can bottom fish – Bozi pieces 2-3 or macrognathus 1st enough. underline or. because overpopulate the bottom should not – all start fighting. to bottom friends get along – they are more shelters within reasonable limits of course. The result is a 2-4 angelfish, 1 synodontis, ancistrus 1-2, 2-3 Botia or 1 or Labe 1 macrognathus. You can still fish occupying a middle class male and two female swordtails or mollies. If you want you can write me in a personal letter and ask more – I you than I can help. the Council in particular. Continue reading

Butterfish

When we read the price tag on “butterfish”, we don’t always know what we buy, then what under the trade name “butterfish” are hidden very different between fish from the three different families and four genera: two species from the family stromateid – stromateus (Stromateus brasiliensis) and the American butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus) . Australian seriolella (Seriolella brama) from the family centrality, as well as Escolar or gray delicacy mackerel (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum) from the family gimpelevich. Sometimes oil fish sold as toothfish is a much more valuable under the threat of destruction of fish, at least – on the contrary, often these names are given together. Usually trade name brings together related species. Here we have an unusual case – a trade name is formed primarily on the basis of similarity in the taste, although oily fish and have some similarities in appearance and lifestyle. Moreover, this name is not our invention. Perhaps it comes from the U.S. oil fish, which in English is called “butterfish”. Continue reading

All about aquarium fish
There are several types of aquarium fishes and each of them has its own character. Some fish are majestic and ambitious, others may be selfish and lonely, still others sullen…

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Feeding the fish
Proper feeding of fish is one of the most important moments in the aquarium. Wrong feeding is, along with poor water quality (which is also called, for example, over-feeding) the…

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